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A child just taken out of a bath wrapped in a pink big towel
April 15, 2016

The Salud Maternal Infantil website , designed and managed by URC’s USAID ASSIST Project , and our...

Azucely Cifuentes, a dedicated auxiliary nurse in Guatemala, says the community calls her "La Colochita" because of her curly hair
April 05, 2016

This World Health Worker Week , URC is celebrating the health workers who make such an incredible, indispensable contribution to health in communities around the world. These men and women are our Health...

A picture of a microscope representing Iraqi labs, with the labs beneath them: Public Health Laboratories (MOH), Animal Health Labs (Ministry of Agriculture), and Food and Water Contamination Labs (Ministry of Science and Technology)
March 23, 2016

This short video details the significant successes of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency's Cooperative Biological Engagement Program in strengthening biosafety and biosecurity standards and procedures.

Pamphlets and other materials used by the TPP in Georgia to raise awareness of the symptoms of, and treatments for, tuberculosis
March 23, 2016

URC's projects have united with country leaders, community health care workers, and TB patients to end TB. Below is a selection of our activities to mark World TB Day, 2016.

Parliamentary meeting in Georgia marks World TB Day

The Parliament of Georgia, in collaboration with the...

March 22, 2016

From March 6–10, 2016, the Global Reading Network —the community of practice supported by URC’s Reading within Reach (...

March 22, 2016

We are pleased to announce that URC has been awarded the Tuberculosis South Africa Project (TBSAP) by USAID Southern Africa.

TBSAP builds upon interventions and achievements from URC’s current...

A priest in the Georgian Orthodox Church is receiving materials on the prevention, detection and treatment of TB as part of his role as a peer educator. Georgia, 2015
March 18, 2016

Two success stories from URC’s USAID TB Prevention Project in Georgia were recently featured in a...

Buddy the Cat, a tall, blue-and-white mascot, brings joy and hope to TB hospitals in South Africa
March 15, 2016

On January 14, 2016, USAID profiled “Buddy the Cat,” the mascot for the TB Care II South Africa Project. “A Day in the Life of Buddy” is a beautiful online presentation of Buddy’s work at Brooklyn Chest Hospital in Cape Town...

March 11, 2016

URC's Alyson Smith, Senior Advisor for Health Professions Regulation, co-authored an article in Human Resources for Health.